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  • Spotted dick

    Spotted dick

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.25 ratings

    Steam a traditional fruity sponge pudding with suet, citrus zest and currants then serve in thick slices with hot custard

  • Date & apple squares

    Date & apple squares

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.66 ratings

    A chewy, oaty tray bake with sticky dates and apples - bound to be a big hit.

  • Clove sugar cookies

    Clove sugar cookies

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    These sweet, nutty, spiced biscuits can be served after dinner, or packaged up as gifts for family and friends

  • Country apple cake

    Country apple cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.28 ratings

    Good Food reader, Magdalena Duggan, shares her grandmother's spiced chocolate sponge packed with fruit from the garden

  • Chocolate chip cookies on a plate with a small glass bottle of milk

    Vintage chocolate chip cookies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1024 ratings

    An easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for soft biscuits with a squidgy middle that will impress family and friends. Make plenty as they're sure to be a hit

  • Marmalade muffins

    Marmalade muffins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.39 ratings

    These craggy individual cupcakes are filled with oats, citrus and a melting middle - they're low-fat too

  • Ginger fairings

    Ginger fairings

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.47 ratings

    Delicately spiced biscuits with a moreish crunch, these West Country snaps are perfect for fairs and bake sales

  • Easy-bake bread

    Easy-bake bread

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.43 ratings

    Baking homemade bread needn't be difficult – this recipe is easy to follow

  • Bread in four easy steps

    Bread in four easy steps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.138 ratings

    Kids can help with this super-simple bread recipe. Use whichever flour you like, granary, wholemeal or white

  • Victoria sponge cake on a plate with a slice cut out

    Classic Victoria sandwich recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.948 ratings

    The perfect party cake, a Victoria sponge is a traditional bake everyone will love. Makes an easy wedding cake, too

  • Butterscotch cookies

    Butterscotch cookies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.37 ratings

    Hidden rice puffs give reader Pamela Johnson's butterscotch chocolate chip biscuits a good crunch

  • Sugar & spice rock cakes

    Rock cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.71 ratings

    Our easy, traditional rock cake recipe is the ideal afternoon treat. These simple fruit buns are a great storecupboard bake that everyone will enjoy

  • Custard & white chocolate biscuits

    Custard & white chocolate biscuits

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.112 ratings

    A chocolate chip cookie and custard cream in one - super-simple and they'll keep in the biscuit tin for a fortnight

  • Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

    Zimtsterne (Cinnamon stars)

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.17 ratings

    Edd Kimber creates a version of these German spiced cookies- they're chewy, crisp and similar to an almond macaroon

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